## Statistical Physics, Volume 5Elementary college physics course for students majoring in science and engineering. |

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The energy and external parameters of the system in the final

then only very slightly from their values in the initial

the infinitesimal increase in mean energy of the system can be written as the ...

The energy and external parameters of the system in the final

**macrostate**differthen only very slightly from their values in the initial

**macrostate**. Correspondingly,the infinitesimal increase in mean energy of the system can be written as the ...

Page 203

The value of E of the system in a given

measured with respect to its value in some standard

Only differences in mean energy are thus relevant physically and such energy ...

The value of E of the system in a given

**macrostate**has significance only whenmeasured with respect to its value in some standard

**macrostate**of this system.Only differences in mean energy are thus relevant physically and such energy ...

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if cy is independent of T. (49) Remark: Note that the expressions (47) or (48) for

the entropy change depend properly only on the temperatures and volumes of

the initial

specified ...

if cy is independent of T. (49) Remark: Note that the expressions (47) or (48) for

the entropy change depend properly only on the temperatures and volumes of

the initial

**macrostate**a specified by (To, Vo) and of the final**macrostate**bspecified ...

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### Contents

Characteristic Features of Macroscopic Systems | 1 |

A I | 2 |

I | 6 |

Copyright | |

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absolute temperature absorbed accessible approximation assume atoms average Avogadro's calculate classical collision Consider constant container corresponding cules denote discussion distribution ensemble entropy equal equilibrium situation equipartition theorem example exchange energy expression external parameters fluctuations function given heat capacity heat Q heat reservoir Hence ideal gas initial internal energy interval isolated system kinetic energy large number left half liquid ln Q macroscopic parameters macroscopic system macrostate magnetic field magnetic moment magnitude mass mean energy mean number mean pressure mean value measured mechanics mole molecular momentum number of molecules occur oscillator particle particular partition phase space piston position possible values Prob quantity quantum numbers quasi-static random relation result simply solid specific heat spin system statistical statistical ensemble statistically independent Suppose thermal contact thermal interaction thermally insulated thermometer tion total energy total magnetic total number unit volume velocity